All University of Alberta alumni are invited to join the U of A Alumni Association, which was established in 1915 and now includes more than 250,000 graduates in 50 active branches around the world. The  Association’s mission is to create a lifetime connection between alumni and their university.


EFS is always happy to hear from its former students. We are particularly interested in knowing about your adventures and achievements since graduation. Please feel free to contact us to establish or update your profile and to tell us your story: 


  • by phone at 780-492-3258

  • by email at

  • by conventional mail at
    3-5 Humanities Centre
    University of Alberta
    Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2E5

Alumni Profiles:

Linda Cook : Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient 2016

A lifelong  champion of public libraries she has made the Edmonton Public Library far more than a place to borrow books

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Curtis Gillespie: Writer, journalist and editor

The Alumni Honour Award recipient 2014 has many talents, but to put it simple, he is a storyteller  

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Katherine Govier: Award-winning author 

As head of the Shoe Project, she helps new Canadians to express themselves through shoes

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Jason Kapalka: Redefining The Gamer

Founder of PopCap Games he revolutionized the industry by opening accessibility to a greater audience through mobile gaming

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Shar Levine: The "Science Lady" advocates on behalf of children's literacy

From labour representative to successful small business owner/author in less than four months

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Shirley McDonald: Shining a light on the injustices of farm worker's lives

Shirley McDonald's book of essays helped inform the debate around controversial provincial legislation

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Ben Owens: Film Studies Program Graduate

As Location Manager for various productions he searches the province for the perfect filming locations for TV shows and movies

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